[S.l.] : Showtime Networks, c2001.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby surround.
Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Ernie Banks.
Director, Charles Burnett ; music by Stephen James Taylor ; editor, Dorian Harris ; director of photography John Ndiaga Demps ; executive producers, Robert Halmi, Jr., Bobby Heller, and Lin Oliver.
Originally produced as a television movie in 2000.
Based on the novel by Alfred Slote.
MPAA rating: Not rated; "Rated F; for family"--Container.
When 11-year-old Jason Ross is cut from his little league team his undefeatable spirit leads him to try and create an expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry is really Buck McHenry, the legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. While Mack begins to coach this rag-tag team, Jason and his friends set out to prove his true identity.
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